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Managing Beyond the Basics

Managing Beyond the Basics provides an opportunity to assess management strengths and challenges through 360˚ feedback facilitated by a certified coach. After the 360˚ feedback process is completed, participants will work on three elective options that focus on their specific personal development goals.  This program is designed for those who: 

  • have UT management experience and are ready to expand their expertise,
  • are ready to utilize feedback in creating a professional development plan, and
  • comfortably apply the knowledge and competencies associated with the Management Essentials program.

The following course is a prerequisite for this certificate:

Introduction to Professional Development and CareerSmart (PN625) [EID required]

“Managing Beyond the Basics” Curriculum

Core Course Enroll Competencies Covered
Managing Your Professional Development: Introduction to 360° Feedback (PN 612) HRS
  • Developing Direct Reports and Others
  • Self Development
360° Feedback and Coaching (PN 626) HRS
  • Self Knowledge
  • Self Development
Problem Solving Model for Managers (PN 547) HRS
  • Conflict Management
  • Problem Solving
Retaining and Recognizing Employees (PN608) HRS
  • Motivating others

Elective Courses

Three elective courses are required for completion of this certificate. These electives are customized to individual needs based on 360° feedback. To claim credit for the electives, participants must complete a development worksheet. This worksheet may be requested via email (CareerSmart@austin.utexas.edu).

Participants may select electives offered on or off of campus.

  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
  • Elective 3